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About Lost City Arts

Established in 1982 by owner James Elkind, Lost City Arts is recognized as a leading source of 20th century design and fine arts. The gallery specializes in collections of post-war American craft furniture with an emphasis on works by Harry Bertoia.

Lost City Arts

Established in 19821stDibs seller since 2005

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Featured Pieces

Nell Blaine "Untitled" Abstract Mixed-Media on Paper in Frame, USA 1940s
By Nell Blaine
Located in New York, NY
During her first years in New York Blaine's work, which had previously been tightly realist, turned abstract, inspired by Mondrian, Leger and Jean Helion. At one time she was the you...
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Vintage 1940s American Paintings

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Paint, Paper

Harry Bertoia Brass Melt Coat Panel Sculpture Maquette for Bank in NYC, 1950s
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
The multi panel melt coat sculpture was a maquette given to George Bunshaft from Harry Bertoia as a gift. He commissioned Bertoia to create his now famous screen for the Manufacturer...
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Vintage 1950s American Abstract Sculptures

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Steel, Brass

Harry Bertoia Stainless Steel and Gypsum Sculptures, USA, 1960s
Located in New York, NY
Imaginative work by Harry Bertoia, featuring a pair of thin stainless steel wires, bundled together in an undulating form. Each wire bundle is set into a block of gypsum at top and b...
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Vintage 1960s American Sculptures

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Stainless Steel

Hard Edge Painting in Black & White by Duayne Hatchett, USA 1975
By Duanye Hatchett
Located in New York, NY
The brilliant geometry of this work is mirrored in the artist's fine metal sculpture of the same period. Hatchett's work was chosen for the cover of the catalog of the 1966 Whitney M...
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Vintage 1970s American Paintings

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Canvas

Harry Bertoia Stainless Steel Willow Sculpture, USA, 1970s
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
A heavy stainless steel base and pole support a spray of hundreds of delicate stainless wires, arcing from the center creating a graceful drape of steel. One of Bertoia's most celebr...
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Vintage 1970s American Abstract Sculptures

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Stainless Steel

Nanna Ditzel ND83 Lounge Chair Upholstered in Blue Fabric, Denmark, 1950s
By Nanna and Jørgen Ditzel
Located in New York, NY
Ditzel was nicknamed the “First Lady of Danish Furniture Design” by the Scandinavian Furniture Fair. These chairs are a Fine example of her outstanding design skills in addition to b...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Fabric, Oak

Abstract Ceramic Figural Sculpture, France 1990s
Located in New York, NY
Although he is primarily known for his tables he went on to create amazing sculptures later in his life. This is an example of that later work.
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1990s French Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Ceramic

George Nelson Model 5215 Rosewood Jewelry Chest with Miniature Legs, USA, 1955
By George Nelson
Located in New York, NY
George Nelson's miniature jewelry chests have always been a desired item. This particular model is in wonderful condition with the added appeal of having the miniature legs that are ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

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Brass

Abstract Black & White "Trowel" Painting by Duayne Hatchett, USA 1990s
By Duanye Hatchett
Located in New York, NY
Strong and aggressive strokes weave in and out from the center of the canvas in a symmetrical pattern. The pattern recalls the mark making of Richard Serra. An extremely graphic and ...
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Late 20th Century American Paintings

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Canvas

George Nakashima Black Walnut Free Edge Two-Tier End Tables, USA 1956
By George Nakashima
Located in New York, NY
An unusually versatile pair of Nakashima tables. The second tier is free to be repositioned on the tabletop.
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Vintage 1950s American End Tables

Materials

Walnut

Preben Dahl Rare Pendant for Hans Folsgaard A/S, Denmark, 1965
By Preben Dahl
Located in New York, NY
Preben Dahl's Symfoni lights are immediately recognizable for their distinctive design. This rare pendant has similar geometric lines but takes it a step further with subtle petal li...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Steel

Oil on Board Painting "Up on the Roof" by Max Ferguson, USA 1983
By Max Ferguson
Located in New York, NY
Max Ferguson (born 1959) is an American artist best known for his realistic paintings of vanishing urban scenes in and around New York City. He is greatly influenced by Dutch 17th-ce...
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Vintage 1980s American Paintings

Materials

Paint

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